Earth Hour 2009

60 Earth Hour 2009.

8:30PM local time, wherever you live on planet earth. Saturday 28 March 2009 !!!

Earth Hour 2009 aims to reach more than one billion people in 1000 cities around the world, inviting communities, business and governments to switch off lights for one hour at 8:30pm on Saturday March 28 and sending a powerful global message that we care enough about climate change to take action.

The History of Earth Hour

On March 31st, 2007, for one hour, one city made a powerful statement about the urgent need for action on global warming, by turning off it's lights.

Earth hour 2007 brought together families, businesses, local councils and Hollywood stars.

2.2 million people in Sydney, Australia, turned off their lights.

Earth hour went global in 2008.

Earth hour 2008 brought together 35 countries and over 370 cities.

Toronto, Canada, Suva, Fiji, Phoenix, USA, New York, USA, Rome, Italy, Televise, Israel, Casey Station, Antarctica, Christchurch, New Zea land, Chicago, USA, Canberra, Australia, Copenhagen, Denmark, San Francisco, USA, Manila, Philippines, Atlanta, USA, Sydney, Australia...

More than 10,214 news articles were generated and 24,958 Earth hour blogs were created, and it is estimated that globally, 50 million people took part in Earth Hour 2008.

Help us make Earth Hour 2009 even bigger!



Official Earth Hour 2009 video:


Official Site: Earth Hour.

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Story by Benjamin Rosenbaum.
Animation by Nick Fox-Gieg.

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History of Internet

An Animated Documentary History of The Internet.



"History of the internet" is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to filesharing, from Arpanet to Internet.
The history is told using the PICOL icons on picol.org , which are available for download soon. On blog.picol.org you can get news about this project.

Voice-over by Steve Taylor http://voice-pool.com
You can get more information on this movie on my website
http://www.lonja.de/motion/mo_history_internet.html
or on the PICOL-Project site where you can download a pre-release of the icons.
http://blog.picol.org/

If you are interested in more Internet history you can also read/watch:
- ISOC: History of the internet: http://www.isoc.org/internet/history/
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_internet
- Geschichte des Internet (german & link to Amazon): http://tinyurl.com/4kzlwq
- Computer Networks: The Heralds Of Resource Sharing http://tinyurl.com/apocod

Credits for subtitles:
(The correctness of the subtiles depends on the people listed down here)
English: Stefan Badragan | youtube.com/StevXtreme
Italian: Stefan Badragan
German: me
Turkish: Zeynep Can
French: Arnaud 'dehy' DE MOUHY
Bulgarian: Andrian Georgiev
Chinese: Terry Lee
Portuguese (Brazilian): Guilherme Euler
Spanish: Mauricio Diaz Orlich
Polish: Agnieszka Marciniak
Greek: Pantelis Bouboulis

Also thanks to: Frederico Goncalves Guimaraes.